Hk itinerary

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Itinerary Breakdown

Date Location Local Time HKT CDT Event Notes
Monday, July 23, 2018 DAL (LUV) 17:40 06:40 (24th) 17:40 Depart DAL -> SFO Terminal 1

Alaska Airlines 1717 3 h 45 m 1,468 m

Monday, July 23, 2018 SFO 19:27 10:27 (24th) 21:27 Arrive SFO
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 SFO 01:50 16:50 (24th) 03:50 Depart SFO -> HKG Terminal I 

Cathay Pacific 851 13 h 50 m 6,915 mi

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 HKG 06:40 06:40 17:40 (24th) Arrive HKG Terminal 1

Throughout July 23 - Aug 1 Civil Twilight: 05:25 - 19:25 Avg High Temp 95F Avg Low Temp 84F

Thursday, July 26, 2018 HKG
Friday, July 27, 2018 HKG
Saturday, July 28, 2018 HKG
Sunday, July 29, 2018 HKG
Monday, July 30, 2018 HKG
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 HKG
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 HKG 14:10 14:10 01:10 Depart HKG -> SFO Terminal 1 

Cathay Pacific 870 13 h 5 m 6,915 mi

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 SFO 12:15 03:15 (2nd) 14:15 Arrive SFO
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 SFO 16:30 07:30 (2nd) 18:30 Depart SFO -> DAL Terminal I

Alaska Airlines 1720 3 h 34 m 1,468 mi

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 DAL (LUV) 22:04 11:04 (2nd) 22:04 Arrive DAL Terminal 1

Flight Information

Departure Jul 23, 2018 1 stop Total travel time: 24 h 0 m
  • Dallas
  • DAL 5:40pm
  • Terminal 1
  • San Francisco
  • SFO 7:25pm
3 h 45 m

1,468 mi

  • Alaska Airlines 1717
  • Economy / Coach (K)
Layover: 6 h 25 m
  • San Francisco
  • SFO 1:50am
  • Terminal I
  • Hong Kong
  • HKG 6:40am +1 day
  • Terminal 1
  • Arrives on Jul 25, 2018
13 h 50 m

6,915 mi

  • Cathay Pacific 851
  • Economy / Coach (Q)
Return Aug 1, 2018 1 stop Total travel time: 20 h 54 m
  • Hong Kong
  • HKG 2:10pm
  • Terminal 1
  • San Francisco
  • SFO 12:15pm
  • Terminal I
13 h 5 m

6,915 mi

  • Cathay Pacific 870
  • Economy / Coach (N)
Layover: 4 h 15 m
  • San Francisco
  • SFO 4:30pm
  • Dallas
  • DAL 10:04pm
  • Terminal 1
3 h 34 m

1,468 mi

  • Alaska Airlines 1720
  • Economy / Coach (G)

Jennifer's List

  • Victoria Peak (plan 3 hours)
  • Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) & Po Lin Monastery (5 hours) , Tai O (Fishing community on stilts)
  • Rest Day – Easy things, shopping, nearby market
  • 10 Thousand Buddha Monastery
  • Beach day

Kaye's List

Night

  • Nathan Road  (Kowloon)
    • Neon lights
  • Tsim Sha Tsui Promemade  (Kowloon)
    • Along Victoria Harbor opposite Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong light show - Also good place to see ferries and junks
  • Hong Kong Business District (Hong Kong)
    • Good place for blue hour night shots with long exposure for light trails
  • The Peak (Hong Kong)
    • Good day or night
    • Good photo location – get to Peak Tower turn right and follow Lugard Rd after a few hundred
    • meters will find good views
  • Lunar Eclipse over Hong Kong

Sites to See and Photograph

  • Man Mo Temple (Hong Kong)
    • Located on Hollywood Rd – filled with incense coils
    • Could see when we go to The Peak
  • Ten Thousand Buddha’s Monastery
    • Located in the New Territories near Sha Tim
  • Chi Lin Nunnery (Nan Lian Garden)
    • Large wooden Buddhist temple complex with gardens and lotus ponds
    • Classic photo op of a temple and gardens
  • Mong Kok Neighborhood (along or near Nathan Road)
  • Shopping experience like locals are used to.  Side Streets and alleys home to some of Hong
    • liveliest  markets
  • Area with Flower Market and Goldfish market  
  • Ngong Ping 360
    • Cable car on Lantau Island
    • Good to do when we go to see Big Buddha
  • Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery (Lantau Island)

Billy's List

(Eastern side of Mainland)

  • Kai Tak Public Peir (the site of the old airport now a dock, should have good sea views)
  • Telford Plaza (Shopping, a nice looking western style mall might be a good place to actually shop for clothes and what not, a bit out of the way but a nice area to see some of the eastern side of the city)
  • Junk Bay Chinese Permanent Cemetery
  • Devil's Peak Gough Battery (Great views over the harbor)
  • Lai Tak Tsuen (building)
  • kowloon peek
  • lion head rock

Restaurants